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Sponsor Spotlight:


CONCORD, NC - Based in New Berlin, Wisconsin, long-time WKA Supporter has been widely known as the family-run operation that helps Karters succeed in racing.  Importer of the Merlin Chassis brand, and exclusive importer of Tillett Racing Seats and Safety Apparel, along with Driveline Sprockets, the father son due of George and Jamie Sieracki have a passion to help the people of the sport, by making them the best racers they can be.

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In addition to a wide array of karting parts, offers coaching and training for drivers wishing to hone their race craft, as well as a full-fledged factory-supported karting team that travels locally and nationally to better service the karting public, offering track-side support at many of the events around the country.

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From Sprint to Road Racing, Speedway to Club Racing, focuses on getting the right kart for the right drivers, with fine-tuned engines, and specialized help with driver skill.


Phone: 262-814-5400

IAME KA100 Senior Throwdown Sword Award Returns


CONCORD, NC - After a short hiatus from the National Karting Scene, the popular KA100 Throwdown returns, July 14 and 15 at Concept Haulers Speedway in Sheridan, IL.  WKA, together with Franklin Motorsports, will host the competition during the fourth stop of the 2018 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup.  In additional to huge bragging rights that comes with this historical event, KA100 Senior Drivers will fight for a cash purse of up to $800 Saturday, July 14, and the all-important, one-of-a-kind  Throwdown Sword Award Sunday, July 15.  Previous editions have treated spectators to amazing racing, and this year's edition will certainly not disappoint.  

WKA President Kevin Williams added, “The IAME KA100 Throwdown Sword was a popular award that drivers strived for in Midwest competition. I think it is important that we renew this special award and provide some fun for our senior level drivers. Offering cash awards for KA100 Senior drivers on Saturday, the premier field will race for ‘The Sword’ on Sunday in an all-out wheel-to-wheel battle.”

“I am happy to bring KA100 Throw Down and the Sword back into competition,” explained Franklin Motorsports’ Jamie Sieracki. “Not that the Sword has any monetary value, but the bragging rights of winning this award is priceless.”

In Saturday’s competition, KA100 Senior drivers will be shooting for:

First Place - $200.00

Fastest Lap - $100.00

Oldest Entered Driver - $100.00

Youngest Entered Driver - $100.00

Prior to the main event, a random draw for a kart number entered for the weekend will take place. If your number is drawn, that driver will receive an automatic $50.00. If that kart number wins the race, the driver will also receive a $250.00 bonus on top of their $200.00 winner’s purse.

WKA will be offering its temporary membership once again for the balance of the 2018 season. For only $20.00 for any person who has not been a member in the last twelve months or have not been a member in the past. At the conclusion of the event, any temporary members can become a WKA member can apply the $20.00 fee to a full membership. 

Entry forms and additional information are available by following the series link to the WKA Manufacturers Cup on the WKA website at or by clicking the buttons below:

Manufacturer's Cup Page

Online Registration

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